February 28, 1986
The President today announced his intention to nominate Joseph Trippe Nall to be a member of the National Transportation Safety Board for the remainder of the term expiring December 31, 1987. He would succeed Vernon L. Grose.
Mr. Nall is in the private practice of law in Smithfield, NC. Previously he was with the firm of Mast, Tew, Nall & Lucas in Smithfield. He was president of the Johnston County Bar Association and the Eleventh Judicial District Bar Association in 1984 - 1985. He served as chairman and director of the Johnston County Board of Social Service in 1976 - 1982.
He graduated from Furman University (B.A., 1964), Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (master of divinity, 1964), and Wake Forest Law School (J.D., 1973). He is married, has two children, and resides in Smithfield, NC. He was born May 16, 1942, in Atlanta, GA.
Nomination of John A. Pendergrass To Be an Assistant Secretary of Labor
February 28, 1986
The President today announced his intention to nominate John A. Pendergrass to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor (Occupational Safety and Health). He would succeed Robert A. Rowland.
Mr. Pendergrass is currently serving as manager for hazards awareness products in the occupational health and safety products division of the 3M Co. He has been with the 3M Co. since 1964, serving most recently as manager for industry hygiene litigation, manager of the specialty consulting service, and industrial hygienist to the associate director.
Mr. Pendergrass graduated from the University of Alabama (B.S.) and the University of Michigan (M.P.H.). He is married, has three children, and resides in White Bear Lake, MN. He was born August 31, 1925, in Valley Head, AL.